CSL Daily 3/26/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Dogma and Science” was published March 26, 1943 in The Guardian; it’s now part of “Dogma and the Universe” in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I have come home at last! This is my real country! I belong here. This is the land I have been looking for all my life, though I never knew it till now…Come further up, come further in!”

The Last Battle (said by Jewel the Unicorn)
(Published on 3/19/1956)

Q03-26 (Home at Last-LB)

CSL Daily 3/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Last Battle was first published on March 19, 1956. This final Narnia story won the Carnegie Medal in Literature.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“‘Beloved,’ said the Glorious One, ‘unless thy desire had been for me thou wouldst not have sought so long and so truly. For all find what they truly seek.'”

The Last Battle 
(Published on 3/19/1956)

Q03-19 (Find Truly Seek)

CSL Daily 3/2/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Memory of Sir Walter Scott” was a talk Lewis gave on March 2, 1956.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“What we practise, not (save at rare intervals) what we preach, is usually our great contribution to the conversion of others.”

Letter to Mrs. Johnson 3/2/1955
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

Q03-02 (What We Practise)

CSL Daily 2/3/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s short story “The Shoddy Lands” was published in the February, 1956 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself.”

The Shocking Alternative
(Given as a talk on the BBC on 2/1/1942)

Q02-03 (Happiness and Peace)

CSL Daily 1/29/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis preached his final sermon, “A Slip of the Tongue” on January 29, 1956. It was preached at Evernsong at Magdalene College.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“For it is not so much of our time and so much of our attention that God demands; it is not even all our time and all our attention: it is our selves.”

A Slip of the Tongue
(Sermon preached on 1/29/1956)

Q01-29 (What God Demands)